The Georgia Policy Labs have received $1 million from the Arnold Foundation to create a Child & Family Policy Lab, which will focus on increasing the safety, education and economic stability of Georgia’s children and families.
James Marton, professor of economics, has been awarded $250,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study how the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program affects the food security and health of people aged 60 and older.
Debbie Kibbe, senior research associate at the Georgia Health Policy Center, has received the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
School of Social Work
Georgia State has been named one of eight Agency-University Partnership Workforce Excellence sites by the National Child Welfare Workforce Institute. The School of Social Work will receive $579,000 as a Workforce Excellence partner with the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services.
Sam Williams, professor of practice in the Urban Studies Institute, has received the Dan Sweat Award from Central Atlanta Progress. The award honors leaders who are “doing the right thing” for downtown.